July 2019 Newsletter

Nutrtition Advocacy Summit Recap The Mississippi Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MS-AND) was represented in Washington, DC at the Academy’s Nutrition Advocacy Summit (formerly Public Policy Workshop) by three of its members: Elise Smith, Chair of the Academy of...

June 2019 Newsletter

President’s Message MS-AND President Brady Taylor and Diversity Liaison Qula Madkin recently spoke to the campers at Hinds Community College CDA Summer Camp on the health affects of the overconsumption of sugar and ways to avoid processed foods. Over 40...

May 2019 Newsletter

President’s Message Welcome to the 2019-2020 MS-AND Board of Directors MS-AND Board of Directors held the final board meeting and Board Transition meeting at Marketing Agents South, in Ridgeland, MS, on May 16, 2019. We are pleased to welcome the 2019-2020 Board...

April 2019 Newsletter

President’s Message April Showers Bring… Well, I am still giddy from all the energy at the 2019 MS Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MS-AND) annual meeting. It was great to see so many of you at the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl. For those of you who...

March 2019 Newsletter

President’s Message Medicare Beneficiaries Deserve more Comprehensive Treatment Options! The bipartisan Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019 (H.R.1530, S.595) recently introduced in the U.S. House and Senate will allow a registered dietitian nutritionist or...

February 2019 Newsletter

President’s Message Spring Conference Update We are excited to continue finalizing the plans for the 2019 Spring Conference.  The conference will be held on March 21-22, 2019 at the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl, MS.  We will have an agenda of some very talented...